Planning

Planning for Cambodia and Myanmar (Burma)

May 26, 2015
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In July 2014 we took off for 2 weeks in Cambodia and Myanmar (formerly Burma). This was our first time in Burma, but not Cambodia. You can see the other trips to Cambodia in 2002, 2007 and 2010 which cover the more standard tourist sights than we did on this trip. Please note; things are changing […]

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How to Plan a Visit to Machu Picchu Plus Checklist and Tips

June 14, 2014
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Visiting Machu Picchu; this is the whole point of going to Peru for the first time, right? And there are so many decisions to be made before you get there. You can, of course, have a tour company take care of all the details for you, but if you want to do it yourself, and […]

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Planning a Trip to Peru; Tips, Reviews and Recommendations

June 9, 2014
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We’ve wanted to visit Peru for over a decade but while it’s always been in the top five of places-we-want-to-go, it never made the cut until now. Perhaps we thought we needed to have two full weeks so we could include the Amazon and Lake Titicaca as well as Machu Picchu. In the end, we […]

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Next Destination: Panama July 2010

June 14, 2010
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I usually get one of two reactions when I tell people where we’re going next. The first is, “Wow, I’ve always wanted to go there!” or “I love (insert place name)!” The second reaction is not so…enthusiastic; “You’re going where? What’s there?” Our choice of Panama has received mostly reaction #2 so far, very similar […]

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